mulled wine is rich, comforting and aromatic. it is the cure for a cold night in prague. it is the perfect mate for cozying into a dark plush chair and reading anna karenina. it is also time consuming to make. please welcome, the brickelixir: a surprising discovery that came less from a mixologist's curiosity and more from a lack of options in the liquor cabinet one thursday night. add a shot of fireball to any red wine and you can capture fall in a glass. go ahead, judge. let's see how judgy you are after your first ambrosial sip.